Georgetown Presbyterian Church
203 North Bedford Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
DCWA NOMINATIONS: Nominations are being accepted until March 31 for the DCWA Board of Directors. Offices are President, Vice President, Public Relations Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer. Members eligible to run for office, nominate, and vote are those who have signed the Statement of Faith. Criteria for officers: (1) two years of active membership in DCWA with 50% attendance, (2) leadership experience, (3) actively writing, and (4) commitment to serving a one-year term. Submit your nomination to the President via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BALLOTS: The slate of nominees will be developed the first week of April and emailed to active members who have signed the Statement of Faith. Completed ballots may be returned immediately but no later than the second Saturday of April.
ANNUAL MEETING: We will have our first Association meeting in April for the purpose of electing members to our Board of Directors. The election results will be announced at that time.
CRITIQUES: If time permits, we will critique manuscripts. If interested, please bring 20 copies of a maximum of three (3) double-spaced pages with one-inch margins and 12-pt. font. Also, please use the Line Numbering feature in Microsoft Word for your manuscript (go to Layout and click Line Numbering).
CONFERENCE. We will be hosting our second Christian Writers Conference in 2021, and 2020 will be a planning year. If anyone is interested in serving on the committee, please let Candy Abbott know.
Refreshments for April's meeting are provided by Stephanie Bradley and Mary Emma Tisinger.
Our president, Candy Abbott, is beaming with good cause as she displays the award we--Delmarva Christian Writrs Fellowship--just received as The Best of Georgetown 2019 for Non-Profit association or organization.
This unexpected endorsement comes just in time to help us promote the Delmarva Christian Writers Conference.
Purpose of DCWF
What you can expect from DCWF
Here we are at our monthly meeting in Oct. 2008 where our teaching was about manuscript formatting and how to navigate Microsoft Word. It is becoming more common for our members to bring their laptops. We're doing our best to keep abreast of the leaps and bounds of technology.
Established in 1993, the group has approx. 45 members on the rolls with an average attendance of 8 to 15 and a regional mailing list of 130. The majority are new writers who are mentored by those of us who have been published. It is an informal gathering for critiquing and encouragement with numerous resources to build up the Christian who writes.
There is no membership fee, no "formal" agenda, and no pressure, but we do hold one another accountable to see progress in our writing.
We meet once a month, the third Saturday, from 9 until 12:30 (sometimes 10 to 2). Our meetings typically include a devotional, shared information, a teaching, critique groups, and prayer. Friendships are fostered over lunch and between meetings. On occasion, we host day-long writing seminars or retreats.
A number of our members attend regional or national conferences (visit www.writehisanswer.com for links to the Philadelphia and Colorado conferences).